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World Bank provides $200m to finance digital transformation in Ghana

Ghana has been on a digitalization process to improve the workings of both the public and private sectors and to grow the economy, and the World has approved $200 million financing to accelerate the process. In a press release copied to Ghana Business News, the Bank says the financing is …

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NCA, CSA promise to ensure cybersecurity in Ghana

The National Communications Authority (NCA) and the Cyber Security Authority (CSA) have reaffirmed their commitment to ensure cybersecurity in the country. The two institutions led by their respective Director-Generals at a meeting, recognised the importance of securing the Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) and ensuring a safe online experience for citizens …

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KsTU completes processes to deploy GH¢5m Wi-Fi infrastructure

The Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) says it has finalised processes for the setting up and deployment of Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) infrastructure at the University. It is anticipated that the GH¢5 milion facility would provide a 24-hour high speed internet service for students and staff at all locations on the Amakom …

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Israeli company NSO’s Pegasus spyware used to infect Downing Street network – Report

News reports say the notorious Israeli tech company, NSO’s spyware, Pegasus has been used to infect Downing Street and the Foreign and Commonwealth offices. According to the reports, researchers at the Canadian Internet security watchdog, Citizen Lab has drawn the conclusion that the network of 10 Downing Street, which serves …

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By end of 2021 the Internet has more than 341 million domain names registered

Since the Internet was invented, the world has become more interconnected, and that was made even more thorough with the introduction of smartphones that enable connectivity with handsets. According to VeriSign a provider of domain name registry services and Internet infrastructure, at the close of the fourth quarter of 2021, …

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Kumasi Technical University to introduce doctorate programmes in Artificial Intelligence

The Kumasi Technical University (KTU) has announced plans of introducing three new Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes very soon. The programmes are Artificial Intelligence, Architectural Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Professor Nana Osei-Wusu Achaw, the Vice Chancellor of KTU, said with these new developments, the University was firmly on track to …

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Corruption antidotes identified in Artificial Intelligence – Dr Kpodar

Dr. Chris Kpodar, the Executive Director at Solomon Investment Ghana Limited has admitted that even though corruption remains the biggest cankers existing in society, Artificial Intelligence is the key to solving the problem. Dr Kpodar who is also the Chief Technical Advisor, Centre for Greater Impact Africa, (CGIA) emphasized that …

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Investing into unregulated cryptocurrencies is risky – CGIA

The Centre for Greater Impact Africa (CGIA) has cautioned the public against investing in cryptocurrencies as the Bank of Ghana (BoG) is yet to license it, making it a high-risk venture. The Reverend Dr. Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, CGIA Executive Director explained at the Ghana News Agency Tema Industrial News Hub …

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Finding the best entertainment online

Most of the entertainment has moved to the online sphere now but somehow, still, people find it difficult to come up with some ideas for fun on the Internet. Besides streaming platforms that provide access to TV shows and movies, is there anything else to do when in the online …

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Data Protection Commission seeks prosecution of 250 defaulting institutions

More than 250 institutions are likely to face prosecution for defaulting in the registration and payment of prescribed fees to the Data Protection Commission. The institutions owed the Commission GH¢1.5 million after collecting and personally processing information of individuals as data controllers over the years. Madam Patricia Adusei-Poku, the Executive …

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